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Open Sourcing Mental Illness

Open Sourcing Mental Illness
CROWDRISE : Oct 10, 2016
Tax ID: 81-3587896
BASED: West Lafayette, IN, United States


Open Sourcing Mental Illness

Mental Health in Tech

Help us save lives and change the tech industry

Open Sourcing Mental Illness is a non-profit, 501c3 corporation dedicated to raising awareness, educating, and providing resources to support mental wellness in the tech and open source communities.

OSMI began in 2013 as a speaking campaign by Ed Finkler. Ed started speaking at tech conferences about his personal experiences as a web developer and open source advocate with a mental health disorder. The response was overwhelming, and Ed has continued to speak, gather data, and organize efforts to change experiences of those with mental health disorders in the tech workplace. This includes speaking at conferences and companies, conducting research, and creating documentation to assist companies in making supportive environments for those impacted by mental health disorders. He is assisted in these efforts by selfless volunteers who bring their time and expertise to bear on this important issue.

Tax ID: 81-3587896 •


Open Sourcing Mental Illness

Open Sourcing Mental Illness

Amount Raised:



6% Raised of $50,000 Goal